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Briefs Editor   Frosty Taylor    repcomm@cox.net

Web Master   John Strasser

 

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

 

·       Within A Very Short Period Of Time Today, Briefs received two solicitations for funding to prevent Sen John McCain’s re-election attempts for a sixth term.  Understandably the Democratic Party wants him gone.  Republicans also want him unseated, according to the Senate Conservatives Fund Petition To Replace Sen John McCain “There are few Republicans who have betrayed our conservative principles more than John McCain. He wrote the McCain-Kennedy and ‘Gang of Eight’ immigration bills that offered amnesty to millions of illegal aliens. He voted for the Wall Street bailout, to fund the implementation of Obamacare, for the $600 billion ‘fiscal cliff’ tax hike, and to raise the debt limit 14 different times!  John McCain lost his way a long time ago and it's time to replace him with a strong conservative leaders who will support and defend the Constitution…replace John McCain with a true conservative leader in 2016.” -- Ken Cuccinelli II, President - Senate Conservatives Fund  @KenCuccinelli / @SCF

 

·       McCain Announced Candidacy At AZ Chamber Of Commerce

 

·       McCain Announces   …Sounding like a man more conservative than Billy Graham, today, McCain announced the obvious on the very leftist NBC and immediately appear...

 

·       Editor’s Note: Readers are getting annoyed with all the surveys/petitions/solicitations floating around begging for political donations from national fund raising groups. Once your name gets on those data bases, they tend to hound you for money throughout the upcoming election cycle. Play it safe and give your donations directly to the local candidates of your choice.

 

·       Sen Jeff Flake, in conjunction with the University of Arizona, will hold a community water forum with a panel of experts at 10 am, Fri., April 10 at the University of Arizona Water Resources Research Center - University of Arizona, Center for Creative Photography Auditorium, 1030 N. Olive Road,  Tucson, AZ 85719. Open to the public.  The  forum marks the continuation of Flake’s conversation on water management policies, which he began in March 2014 in an effort to advance better water policies for Arizona.  He held a simiiar forum today at ASU in Tempe.

 

·       Sen Jeff Flake’s First Breakfast in the 114th Congressional Coffee and Cocoa Cup Club series is scheduled at 8 am., Sat., April 11 at the Phoenix Airport Marriott, 1101 N 44th St., Phx., featuring Congressman Jason Chaffetz (UT-03) Chairman, House Oversight Committee. Registration begins at 7:30 am. Program/breakfast 8 am. Limited seating.  $50 for a 114th Congressional CCC Series membership, breakfast, and a souvenir hot beverage mug. RSVP by Wed April 8.  Table reservations:  info@jeffflake.com or call Hieu Tran at 480-634-3898.

 

·       The Yuma County Republican Central Committee is hosting Sen Jeff Flake between 6-7 pm, Wed., April 8 at the Goodwill Career Center (former Dillard’s), 3097 S 8th Ave. $25 per person.  No business checks.  Hors d’oeuvres will be served.  RSVP - jwlines@gmail.com

 

·       LD12 New Precinct Committeeman Training will be held at 7 pm., Thur., April 9 at Gilbert Public Schools Community Education Building, 6915 E Guadalupe Rd, Mesa, AZ 85212. Trainers: Mickie Niland and Pat O'Malley.  RSVP: Chairman Mickie Niland   Chairman@azld12.com   www.azld12.com

 

·       Cancelled:  LD12 Regular District Meeting Cancelled for Thurs, April 9. New PC training is offered in lieu of the regular mtg.   Contact: Chairman Mickie Niland   Chairman@azld12.com   www.azld12.com

 

·       Breakfast with Sen Jeff Flake will be held at 8 am, Fri., April 19 at 1951 E. Roger Road Tucson, AZ 85719 (map). Conservation/updates. Doors open 8 am. Event begins at 8:20 am. Admission and parking are free, and light breakfast options will be available for purchase. All proceeds benefit the University of Arizona College Republicans.

 

·       LD9 will meet at 9 a.m, Sat., April 11 at the La Paloma Urgent Care, 4001 E. Sunrise Drive, Tucson, Arizona (map).  Speaker Secretary of State Michelle Reagan.

 

·       Gov Doug Ducey Signed S.B. 1332 - legislation that expands Arizona's Empowerment Scholarship Account (ESA) to children living on Native American reservations.  "I've been adamant in my commitment to ensuring that all Arizona students have access to the best education possible, regardless of where they live. This bipartisan legislation is a simple but significant step in the right direction," said Ducey. "I want to thank our legislators, and particularly the bill's sponsor, Sen. Begay, for their commitment to empowering parents, expanding educational opportunities and improving outcomes for all."

 

·       The Arizona Wildlife Federation is urging sportsmen to put pressure on Gov Doug Ducey to veto House Bills:

ü  2175 hb2175,  Public Rights-Of-Way; Claims

ü  2176 hb2176h.htm    Federal Land Relinquishment; Payments

ü  2318 hb2318h.htm   Transfer Of Public Lands Compact

ü  2658 hb2658   Federal Lands; Transfer; Study Committee

 

·       The Highway 69 Republicans will meet at 6 pm., Mon., April 13 at the Puerta Vallart Restaurant, 11901 E Hwy 69, Dewey AZ 86327. 5 pm social. Speakers: Rep Karen Fann and Noel Campbell – update on bills. Order from menu. RSVP febs113@cableone.net or 928-632-4661.  Elected officials always have an open invitation.   http://www.highway69republicans.com

·       The Sun City Republican Club is scheduled at 5:30 pm., Mon., April 20 at the Quail Run Golf Course, 9774 W Alabama Ave., Sun City, AZ.  Confirmed Speakers: LD21 Sen Debbie Lesko and AZGOP Chairman Robert Graham. Tickets - $10 for members, $12 non-members. RSVP: republican2@cox.net for head count.

 

·       The Sun City Grand Republican Interest Group will meet at 9 am, Sat., April 25, at 19781 N. Remington Dr., Chaparral Center in the Apache Room.   Speakers: Detectives from the Surprise Police Department presenting their program on Fraud, ID Theft, Scams, etc.  Contact: Ginny Nyre, President gnyre@cox.net (623-544-7187) or Ralph Wirebaugh rswireb@cox.net (623-584-3898). Web-site: www.grandgop.com

 

·       The Mesa Republican Women will meet at 11:30 am, Thur., May 7 to hear House Speaker David Gowan give a wrap up on the 2015 legislative session and take questions. $10 membership luncheon. $12 guest/visitors lunch. $25 yearly membership. Club meets the first Thursday of the month, except July/Aug. The group meets at 1900 E. University Drive, Suite 11, Mesa.  Northwest corner of University Drive and Gilbert Road.  Riviera Plaza shopping center.  Contact: Sherry Pierce, President  mesarepublicanwomen@cox.net

 

·       Vote In The GOP Presidential Straw Poll at presidential-straw-poll   Who would you like to see as the Republican nominee in the 2016 presidential election?

 

·       Congressman Paul Gosar Is Conducting Several Events This Week:

ü  Thurs, April 9, 6:30 pm: ‘Payson Solutions Tour’ at Messinger’s, 901 S. Westerly Rd. Payson, AZ 85541

ü  Fri, April 10, 8-9am: ‘Coffee with the Congressman’ at Chaparral Ice Cream Shop, 472 E Wickenburg Way #201, Wickenburg, AZ 85390.

ü  Sat., April 11, 1-3 pm: Open House, 6499 S Kings Ranch Rd #4, Gold Canyon, AZ 85118. 

Contact: Penny Pew, District Director & Intergovernmental Affairs  (480) 882-2697 office

(928) 308-2033 cell.

 

·       LD12 will hold its next regular monthly meeting at 7 pm., Thurs., May 14. Contact: Chairman Mickie Niland   Chairman@azld12.com   www.azld12.com

 

·       Gina Ray www.OptOutAZ.org is calling for anti-Common Core volunteers to help distribute flyers in targeted neighborhoods on

ü  Wed., April 8 from 9-11:30 am.

ü  Wed., April 8 from 7-8:30 pm

ü  Sat., April 11 from 9-11 am.

Participants are ask to meet in the Fry’s Food parking lot (off Higley Rd/Chandler Heights). Please download the appi360 Walk on your smsart device before arriving. RSVP Ray at 480-745-5289 (text only please). They hope to reach 1,000 homes those two days.

 

·       ICYMI: Award recipients from the March 28 Republican Party of Maricopa County Awards Dinner:

ü  2015 Lincoln Lifetime Achievement Award:  George Teegarden, LD28.  Teegarden was recognized as the unsung hero of the Maricopa County GOP.  He has humbly dedicated thousands of volunteer hours to the mission of the Republican Party and his steadfast commitment has played a critical role in countless GOP victories.

ü  2015 Ronald Reagan Annual Service Awards: Marcus Huey, LD15; Sandi Bartlett, LD17.  Bartlett and Huey were recognized as the “best of the best” amongst the thousands of grassroots Republican activists in Maricopa County.

ü  2015 Legislative District “Most Valuable Precinct Committeemen”:  Barbara Sasser, LD1; Michele Clendenen, LD12; Marcus Huey, LD15; Mara Benson, LD16; Sandi Bartlett, LD17; Loraine Pellegrino, LD18; Gertrude Hickman, LD19; Robert Stannard, LD20; Lisa Gray, LD21; Barb Wyllie & Corky Haynes, LD22; Ron Smith, LD23; David Ludwig, LD24; Dan Grimm, LD25; Brian Kight, LD26; Andrew Costanzo, LD27; Jane Lynch, LD28; John Wilson, LD29; Gary Cox, LD30.

·       Sun Country And Spirit Airlines Will Relocate from Terminal 3 to Terminal 2 in April as part of the Terminal Modernization Program at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. Beginning Wed, April 8, all Sun Country flights will operate out of Terminal 2, and effective at 6 p.m. on Thurs, April 16, all Spirit Airlines flights will operate out of Terminal 2.  Travelers flying on or around these dates should be aware that they may be departing from one terminal and returning to another terminal. https://www.phoenix.gov/news/aviation/725

 

·       LD24 Has Scheduled A PC Training Workshop from 6-8 pm., Wed., April 8 at GOP headquarters, 3501 N. 24th St., Phx. LD24 has approximately 83 vacancies, according to Chairman Ken Bennett. Training Facilitator – Ray Sweeney, an EGC member at large. Objectives of the training sessions are:

ü  To each capacity in PC quotas

ü  Fill PC vacancies in each legislative district

ü  Voter lists will be available for each precinct within the district

Participants are asked to

ü  Bring a pen/pencil, notebook or legal pad.

ü  RSVP: raysweeney44@yahoo.com 

 

·       GOPAC, The Republican Party’s Center For Educating and electing a new generation of Republican leaders, opened its Western Regional Office in Southern California today. Managed by Megan Rodriguez, Projects Director, the office will focus on the organization’s efforts in Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming. Rodriguez directed the organization’s political programs during the 2012 election cycle. “GOPAC’s Western Regional Office will strengthen our mission to build a roster of Republicans equipped to lead in their state legislatures and run for higher office,” said GOPAC Chairman David Avella. “Our Western Regional Office will keep us at the center of preparing the Republican Party’s farm team to capitalize on the opportunities before us in the 2016 elections.  As we have seen, Republican majorities in 69 of 99 state legislative chambers have proven a tremendous advantage in federal elections.”

 

·       GOPAC will hold its 2015 Western Regional Forum in Phoenix May 18-19 featuring Bill Kristol, editor and co-founder of The Weekly Standard, and Hugh Hewitt, nationally syndicated talk-show host.

 

·       Congressman Martha McSally schedule for this week:

Wed/Thur:

ü  keynote speaker at the Southern Arizona Home Builders Association Government Liaison Breakfast.

ü  tour the Tucson Medical center

ü  visit the El Rio Birth & Women's Health Center

ü  groundbreaking for the Salvation Army’s new $1.6 million, 10,000 square foot building in Sierra Vista.

Fri., April 10:

ü  speak at a “Reception of Champions” event hosted by the Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance. The event will bring together active U.S. military missile defenders, representatives of Arizona’s aerospace industry, and elected officials to recognize the role Arizona plays in U.S. missile defense.

 

·       ATTN: Town Of Gilbert Republicans:  The Town of Gilbert is looking for people to serve on the Planning Commission and Parks. See board-openings

 

·       The Arizona Republican Assembly (AzRA) website  www.azra2016.com  has been established, thanks to the efforts of Dave and Vicki Alger.  It is still in the creation process and interactive pages are being added on a regular basis. 

 

·       The Maricopa County Young Republican Professionals Charter Meeting will be held 7pm Tues, April 21 at AZGOP HQ 3501 N 24th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85016. Open to 18-40 year old Republicans in the valley.  Speakers: AZGOP Chairman Robert Graham and MCYRP President Chris Herring speak about the vision for Young Republicans in Maricopa County. RSVP through the Facebook link below or email maricopacountyyr@gmail.com    

 

·       Congresswoman  Martha McSally’s office is accepting art work from local high school students for the Congressional Art Competition thru April 10.  One winner from CD2 will be selected to have his or her artwork displayed in the U.S. Capitol along with the winning pieces from other districts and will be invited to attend a reception in Washington, D.C. Two runner-up winners will have their artwork displayed in the Tucson or Sierra Vista district offices.  The deadline for submission is 5 pm., Fri., April 10 to the Tucson district office m 4400 East Broadway Blvd., Suite 510 or the Sierra Vista district officem  77 Calle Portal, Suite B-160. Guidelines  HERE. For information call the Tucson office at (520) 881-3588.

 

·       The Arizona Teenage Republican (TARS) banquet, featuring former Congressman  Barry Goldwater, Jr., is scheduled at 7 pm., Sat., May 9 at the Scottsdale Plaza Resort in Scottsdale.

 

·       An AZGOP Campaign School is scheduled at 9 am., May 2 at Phoenix headquarters, 3502 N. 24th St. The free session includes communications, fundraising, voter data, committee operations, a luncheon panel discussion with consultants Sean Noble, Brian Murray and Constantin Querard, plus a Q&A session. Limited space. RSVP to AZGOP Political Director George Khalaf at george.khalaf@azgop.org.

 

·       The Republican Women of Prescott raffle tickets are now available. Win $10,000, $3,000 or $1,000 at the May 1 drawing. Tickets can be purchased the Republican HQ., 112 B E. Union St., Prescott, AZ 86303   928-776-4500  info@yavgop.orgwww.yavgop.org

 

·       Volunteers Are Needed For The Republican Booth At The Pima County Fair, April 16-26 in Tucson. Contact:  Steven Fuentes at 433-2615 or email Hq@pimagop.org.

 

·       Supt of Public Instruction Diane Douglas has announced the Arizona Department of Education (ADE) is seeking comment on draft versions of updated Arizona Arts Standards. The draft standards available for review will be used to revise Arizona’s current standards for dance, media arts, music, theatre, and visual arts. Parents and other education stakeholders across Arizona will be able to comment on the revised standards until April 24, 2015. Details for input:  arts-standards-review. The Department will also hold three statewide public webinars and four public meetings, two in Phoenix and one each in Flagstaff and Tucson. Comments from all sessions will be recorded.

 

·       LD2 Chairman Sergio Arellano is urging potential candidates to attend the four-day, non-partisan Tucson Hispanic Chamber Candidate Campaign Academy starting April 9. This workshop provides training for political candidates or campaign workers.  Facilitator: John C Scott, political talk show host who has interviewed nearly every southern Arizona candidate during his 40 years career.  The four-day, once a week workshops will be held from 6-9 pm., at the chamber office. $99 per person. THCC members $75 per person.  Register at www.tucsonhispanicchamber.org

ü  April 9 – Civic Leadership: Should I run for office?

ü  April 16 – Issues/Opportunities from a business perpective

ü  April 23 – Candidate Media Training.

ü  April 30 – Developing a Winning Campaign – campaign finance/clean election, political parties 101.

Contact Arellano at ld2@azld2gop.org    520-396-9426 or  LD2 Exec Board members at exec@azld2gop.org

 

·       Applications Are Available To High School Age Girls interested in applying for an AzFRW Dodie Londen TARS Memorial Scholarship to spend a week in DC at the National TARS Leadership Conference. Tour DC. Meet Congressional leaders. http://www.azfrw.com/scholarships.html    Application due April 25.    Contact AzFRW Scholarship Committee TARS Coordinator Lori Oien, ( 520)-603-3006. 8161 E. Lee Street, Tucson, AZ 85715   oienjmo@msn.com

 

·       The Arizona Citizens Defense League is raffling two custom built AR-15 pistols by Forward Operating Base in Phoenix. AzCDL’s logo is laser etched on the lower of each pistol.   The pistols are chambered for the 5.56 NATO round. Only 900 tickets will be sold.  Each ticket represents 2 chances to win.  Tickets are $10 each and can be purchased at gun shows and other events where AzCDL has a table.  Tickets may also be purchased at AzCDL’s online store.  The drawing for both pistols will be held on Sun, June 14, 2015. Contact: Arizona Citizens Defense League (AzCDL), an all-volunteer, non-profit, non-partisan grassroots organization

 

·       Trevor Loudon, Author of  The Enemies Within: Communists, Socialists And Progressives In The U.S. Congress,  that exposes the extreme Left’s infiltration of Capitol Hill  - including profiles of 14 Senators and more than 50 Representatives and their ties to the Communist Party, Democratic Socialists of America, Workers World Party, etc will be touring Arizona in early April.  His Arizona schedule:

ü  April 8 – 6:30 pm, Red Mountain Patriots & Freedom Fires, Faith Christian School, 7464 East Main St.,Mesa, AZ 85207  eastvalleyteaparty.com/

ü  April 9 – 6:30 pm., Flagstaff Tea Party & Concerned Citizens For America, Church of the Nazarene, 55 Rojo Drive, Sedona, AZ 86351  http://cc4america.org/

ü  April 10 – 6:30 pm., Grassroots Activisits, The Brand New Church, 1827 W Grovers Ave., Phx, AZ 85023.

ü  April 11 – 9:45 am, Moral Action Ministry, North Scottsdale Christian Church, 28700 N Pima Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85262

o   6:30 pm, Payson Tea Party, Tiny’s Family Restaurant, 600 E Hwy  260, Payson, AZ 85541  Tiny’s Family Restaurant, 600 E Hwy  260, Payson, AZ 85541  paysonteaparty.org/

 

 

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

 

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 8

·        The SaddleBrooke Republican Club will meet with AFP Director Tom Jenney at 3:45 pm., Wed., April 8 in the Mountain View Club House Ballroom, 38759 Mountain View Blvd, SaddleBrooke , AZ to discuss “The Power of Grass Roots. Http://SBRC1.org

 

·        Congressman Trent Franks is hosting the 3rd of his Coffee With the Congressman – Mini Town Hall Series at 8:30 am., Wed., April 8 in the lower level conference room at 7121 W Bell Road., Glendale, AZ 85308.  Room capacity is limited. RSVP to 623-776-7911.

 

·        Arrowhead Republican Women will be meeting Wed, April 8 at Briarwood Country Club, 20800 N. 135th Ave., Sun City West to hear Political Director for the Arizona Republican Party George Khalaf. Check-in begins 10:45am, meeting at 11:30am. $20 payable by cash or check at the door. Reservations required through Judi Bourd, zadie3@aol.com  ARW is open to Republican women registered to vote in AZ - Republican men may join as associate members.

 

·        Phoenix District 2 and District 3 Joint Budget Hearing is scheduled at 6 pm., Wed., April 8 in the Paradise Valley Community Center - 17402 N. 40th St., Phoenix, AZ (Google Map)

 

·        Freedom Fires will present International Blogger Trevor Loudon at 7 pm., April 8 at the Faith Christian School, 7464 E Main St., Mesa AZ 85207. Doors open at 6 pm. Loudon is the founder and editor of KeyWiki.org, a rapidly growing website with the goal of unlocking the covert side of U.S. and Global politics.  Admission: $2.50 (17 and under are free)


THURSDAY, APRIL 9

·       Cancelled:  LD12 Regular District Meeting Cancelled for Thurs, April 9. New PC training is offered in lieu of the regular mtg.   Contact: Chairman Mickie Niland   Chairman@azld12.com   www.azld12.com

 

·       LD12 New Precinct Committeeman Training will be held at 7 pm., Thur., April 9 at Gilbert Public Schools Community Education Building, 6915 E Guadalupe Rd, Mesa, AZ 85212. Trainers: Mickie Niland and Pat O'Malley.  RSVP: Chairman Mickie Niland   Chairman@azld12.com   www.azld12.com

 

·        The Pima County Tea Party Patriots will meet with Colonel (Ret) Jon Gold, a 30 year military intelligence office who will address ‘The US Deterioration as a World Leader at 6 pm., Thur., April 9 in the Bear Canyon Library, 8959 E Tanque Verde Rd., Tucson. Contact: PCRP HQ hq@pimagop.org

·        Seniors And Family Caregivers are invited to attend a free, educational presentation on Senior Insurance: Options and Strategies, from noon to 1 pm, Thurs., April 9  at the Prescott Valley Christian Church, 7655 E. Long Look Drive.

·        LD23 Will Meet At 7 Pm., Thur., April 9 at the Via Linda Senior Center, 10440 E via Linda, Scottsdale, 85258.  6 pm – prayer time, 6:30 sign-in, 7 pm mtg. Speakers: Supt of Public Instruction Diane Douglas and Maricopa County Republicans Chairman Tyler Bowyer.

 

·        Remember 1986 will present ‘Phoenix ID Cards for Illegals’ at 6:30 pm., Thur., April 9 at Coco’s Bakery Restaurant, 3414 E Cactus Road., Phx.  Contact: Remember 1986

 

FRIDAY, APRIL 10

·        LD 10  Will Be ‘Remembering Ronald Reagan’ at 6 pm., Fri., April 10 with dinner, dancing and a silent auction at the Savory Opera House in Trail Dust Town, , 6541 E Tanque Verde Rd., Tucson. Contact:  Parralee Schneider 250-5073  pmstucson@aol.com  

 

·        The Oro Valley Republican Women Luncheon is scheduled at 11:30 am., Fri., April 10 at 300 W Greenock Dr.,Oro Valley. Contact: Beth Van Horn at 520-403-5931.

 

·        The Arizona Republican Party Legislative Salute Dinner is scheduled at 7 pm., Fri., April 10 at the Arizona Biltmore, 2400 E Missouri Ave., Phx featuring speaker Gov Doug Ducey. Registration at 6 pm.  VIP tickets $500. Individual tickets $200.  RSVP: Michelle at michelle@the hydeco.com  or Jennifer at jennifer.bontrager@azgop.or or 602-957-7770.

 

SATURDAY, APRIL 11

·        CD1 Candidate Gary Kiehne will address LD11 at 9:30 am., Sat., April 11, in the Oro Valley Library, More Information

 

·        The North Central Arizona Chapter of The Arizona Republican Assembly organizational meeting will begin at 11 am., Sat., April 11 at Robbies Restaurant, 3460 East Beaver Creek Road in Rimrock.  AzRA State Executive Board members will be in attendance.  AzRA membership is restricted to committed conservatives only. . RSVP Rose rose@sperrys4liberty.com  or Jacque lesjac@yahoo.com for a lunch head count for the restaurant

 

·        LD 9 will meet at 9 am, Sat., April 11  at La Paloma Urgent Care, 4001 E. Sunrise Dr. Tucson, 85718. Speakers will be AZ Secretary of State Michele Reagan and LD5 Sen Kelli Ward. Contact: Prog Chr Kate Reynolds (520.296.4944) or Chairman Brad Johns  (520.250.9763).

 

·       LD17 Precinct Committee Training is scheduled from 10 am until noon, Sat., April 11. Contact: Chairman Shadow Asgari at LD17shadow@gmail.com

 

·       A Coffee And Cocoa Club Breakfast with Sen Jeff Flake and Rep Jason Chaffetz is scheduled at 8 am., April 11 at the Phoenix Airport Marriott. Registration at 7:30 am.  $50 includes membership, breakfast and hot beverage mug. Register here.

 

·        The Paradise Republican Women scheduled their bingo fundraiser for Sat., April 11 at Gainey Golf Club, 7600 E. Gainey Golf Club Drive, Scottsdale AZ 85258.  10:30am Social   11am Program. $30 per person.  RSVP by April 8. RSVP by April 8, 2015  or mail your check and reservation to: PRWC,  PO Box 14425,  Scottsdale, AZ 85267  www.prwc.org

 

·        The Mohave County GOP District 1 Lincoln Day Dinner is scheduled at 5 pm., April 11 in Kingman,  featuring  Gov  Doug Ducey. Contact: 928-279-3950.

 

·        The Graham County Republican Committee Lincoln Day Dinner will be held at 6 pm., April 11 at the Gherald Hoopes Activity Center on the campus of Eastern Arizona College.  Contact/RSVP: 928-651-0455

 

·        The Glendale Police Department and Council member Tolmachoff will host an April Shred Event between 8-11 am, April 11 at Highland Lakes School, 19000 N 63rd Ave., Glendale, AZ. This free service is a valuable resource that helps residents properly dispose of personal information that can lead to identity theft. Each household is limited to three banker’s boxes and due to demand, the event may conclude if trucks are full. For further information, please contact Doreen Anderson with the Glendale Police Department at 623-695-0440.

 

·        ERAU College Republicans And Yavapai County Young Republicans invited the whole family to a BBQ between 11 am-3 pm., Sat., April 11 at the Pool Ramada on the ERAU Campus. Free food, raffle prizes, speakers, fellowship and fun. Speakers: LD-1 Rep Noel Campbell and Quang Nguyen of Patriot Network TV. RSVP by April 4 to Joey Cilano 928-420-4751 or ERAU.crs@gmail.com.

 

·        Marty Hermanson Is Hosting the Maricopa Golf Classic Tournament raising funds for Wounded Warriors & 100 club on Sat., April 11 at the Duke at Rancho El Dorado, 42660 W Rancho El Dorado Pkwy, Maricopa, Arizona 85138. If you do not play golf, they offer lunch @ $25. Website has the packet and information. You can pay online. If you would like to donate a Raffle or Silent Auction item, please reach out to brendahermansongarza@yahoo.com  Golf Committee: Chairman Marty Hermanson, Chance Jordan, Doug Murray, Stephanie Bores, James Dawson and Brenda Hermanson  www.themaricopagolfclassic.com

 

·        Author Trevor Loudon www.TrevorLoudon.comwill discuss his book “The Enemies Within: Communists, Socialists and Progressives in the US Congress”  and a new documentary film "The Enemies Within" between 9:45 am and noon, Sat., April 11 at the North Scottsdale Christian Church, 28700 N. Pima Rd. Scottsdale, AZ. 85266, – Donations & vendors welcome. Contact: Mark Singer-480-488-1388   giza@cox.net

 

·        The Colorado River Tea Party’s Annual Tax Day Event is scheduled from 1-4 pm, Sat., April 11 at the Joe Henry Memorial Park. Bring folding chairs or blankets. Tables under Ramada #28. Free hot dogs, soda and water will be available. LD13 State Senator Don Shooter, who is the chairman of Senate Appropriations and vice chair of Natural Resources, and LD13 Rep Steve Montenegro will be speaking on the 52nd legislative sessions "bill's" impacting your TAX dollars. Howard Blitz of Freedom Library and Constitution Studies, will explain the original purpose of taxes.  Yuma County Supervisor/radio talk show host Russ Clark will be the master of ceremonies.  Contact: Chr Sally Kizer  928-210-1219  coloradoriverteaparty@reagan.com   

 

MONDAY, APRIL 13

·        Concerned Veterans for America is hosting a Veterans Remembrance/Memorial event in honor of those affected by the Phoenix Veteran Affairs hospital,  at 6 pm, Mon., April 13 in the Memorial Hall Steele Indian Park, Phoenix. Contact Local Director Matt Dobson at (480) 341-1924.

 

·        A Summit to Fix Veterans Healthcare is planned at 6 pm., April 13 at Steele Indian School Park Memorial Hall.  Details:    here.

 

·        The Yavapai Republican Men's Forum  is scheduled at 11:30 am, April 13 at the St. Michael's Hotel Ballroom, 205 W. Gurley St., Prescott. Speaker:  Yavapai County Community College Pres. Dr. Penny Wills and Vice-Pres. Dr. Clint Ewell.  $18 per plate.  RVSP deadline: noon, Thurs, April 9. RSVP:  Bob Luzius at (928) 717-2551 or hilltop237@hotmail.com

 

·        The Highway 69 Republicans will meet at 6 pm., April 13 at the Puerta Vallarta Restaurant, 11901 E. Hwy 69, Dewey, AZ. 5 pm social. RSVP to June at (928) 632-4661.

 

 

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·        The-IRS-Loses-A-Big-Procedural-Battle-In-Its-War-With-The-Tea-Party

·        Patriots Yanks Down Communist Flag Flying Over Washington State Capitol

·        Maine-Coach-Forced-Resign After Sharing-Facebook-Post-On Islam

·        One Last Ride: Maricopa-Based Drill Team Ends Storied History At Tucson Rodeo

·        Holocaust Speaker Finds Forgiveness In The Face Of Hate

·        McCain To -Run-For Re-Election-In 2016

·        Arizona’s-New-Laws-Leave-Winners & Losers

·        7-Arizona-Colleges-On-Government Watch-List

·        60-Laser-To-Aircraft-Strikes-In-Phoenix-In-2015-Ups-Concern

·        Obamacare's $800 Billion Tax Hike Explained In One Chart

·        Rasmussen Poll: Majority Continues To Reject Obama Amnesty Plan

·        ICE Says Immigrant With Tuberculosis Won't Be Released

 

SEEING RED AZ

·        Jeb Bush Runs From His Ethnicity To Run

·        Brnovich Flies Under Radar As He Caves On Illegal Enforcement    It’s All About $Aving Taxpayer Dollar$, Doncha Know?

·        Need More Proof Of McCain Chokehold On AZGOP? Robert Graham Closing Meeting To Elected Precinct Committeemen, Shutting Down Information Flow

ARIZONA FREEDOM ALLIANCE

·        Robert Graham Responds On Twitter

·        Sine Die And Goodbye

·        Calling All Parents And Interested Parties

·        Buyer's Remorse = Robert Graham

·        Senator, Thou Doth Protest Too Much – And For The Wrong Reason

AMERICAN FREEDOM by BARBARA

·        Republicans-And-Democrats-Want-To-Oust Mccain

·        Senator-Ted-Cruz-Superhero-Liberator Storms San Francisco

·        News: APS Uses Fuzzy Math To Push Solar Tax

·        Ducey-Signs Delayed Birth Certificate Bill

·        Drugs-And-Sex-Offender-Stopped-At-Texas Border

·        Illegals-Stopped-In-Puerto-Rico

·        Stop-Dark-Money-Now

·        AZGOP Chairman Shuts Out Elected Precinct And State Committeemen From Meeting

ESPRESSO PUNDIT

·       Time To Correct That Fact Check...

·        Bob Robb Takes On Roberts And Montini

·        Fact Check Lunacy

NEW ZEAL BLOG

·        Marxist Mole: The Story They Can’t Kill

·        America’s Progressive Foreign Policy Imperils Her Survival

·        Forum: Is Religious Freedom Seriously Threatened In America?

·        What If An Ex-Kgb Officer Predicted That The USSR Would Fake Its Own Collapse To Ultimately Defeat The West…And No One Listened?

 

 

REPUBLICAN PARTY OF MARICOPA COUNTY

 maricopa.arizonagop.us/      MaricopaCountyGOP.com

·        Maricopa County Republican Committee ByLaws   2014

AZGOP azgop.org/blog/

·        AZGOP financial reports filed/ AZ Sec of State   azsos.gov/cfs/FilerDetail 

·        FEC Filing Updated/Current AZGOP Financials Info CandidateCommitteeDetail.do?canId

·      Arizona_Republican_Party_Bylaws

        BERGDAHL

·        Obama Trying To Stop The US Army From Prosecuting Bergdahl?

BENGHAZI

·        Bergdahl Bombshell: See What Was Just Revealed That Destroys Obama’s Flimsy Cover Story

ILLEGALS/IMMIGRATION/BORDERS/AMNESTY

·        Iraqi-Caught-Crossing-US-Mexico-Border-Was-Military-Trainer-And-Spoke-Fluent-Russian

·        Obama Deportation Amnesty To Remain Halted

·        The Number Of Illegal Immigrant Minors Caught Crossing The US Border Is Surging Again

·        Citizens Kept In The Dark As 9 Federal Contractors Decide Where Refugees Are Settled

·        Immigration-Reform-News-And-Impact-On-US-Homeland-Security!

 

 

·        Communities Forced To Accept Refugees With Little Say

·        Remember 1986

·        Borderland Beat

·        AZ Border Defenders     Updated Daily

·        Need2No    Border News Watch  

SECOND AMENDMENT/FIREARMS

·        Communist & Muslim Congressmen Sponsor Unconstitutional Federal Gun Buyback Gun Control

·        Open-Carry Mayoral Candidate Explains Her Actions In Apprehending Sign Vandal

·        Democrats: Get A $2,000 Tax Credit For Turning In Your Assault Rifles

MILITARY/DOD/VETERANS

·        “It’s Just A Training Exercise”: Army Special Ops Shoot Down Jade Helm Conspiracy Theories

·        Army-Soldiers-Sit-Through-White-Privilege-Presentation-And-The-Backlash-Isn’t-Pretty

VOTER ID/FRAUD

·        Believe-Citizen-Vote-Youll-Shocked-Big-City-Wants  Big Apple Is Drawing Up A Proposal To Give Non-Citizens The Right To Vote In Local Elections.

MEDIA

·        When CBS Employee Reported Dana Loesch For Fraud She Didn’t Know Who She Was Messing With!

·        Dana-Perino-Explains-Why-Guys-In-Washington-Are-Undateable

IRS/TAXES

·        Loretta-Lynchs-Secret-Prosecutions-Allow-Criminals-To-Walk

COURTS

·        Judge Rules Woman Can Serve Husband Divorce Papers Via Facebook

CAMPAIGNS

·        Open-Carry Mayoral Candidate Explains Her Actions In Apprehending Sign Vandal

·        Democratic-Leader: Billion-Dollar-Clinton-Campaign-Should-Frighten-Americans

JUDGE JEANINE PIRRO

·        Judge Jeanine Warns Hillary: Your 'Two-Step' Won't Work On Trey Gowdy

·        Pirro On Clinton Emails: State Dept. Complicit In The Cover-Up

·        Judge-Jeanine-Blows-Away-Hillarys-Email-Excuses-As-Pure-BS

JUDGE ANDREW NAPOLITANO

·        Judge Napolitano Slams Out-Of-Control Dem Governor: ‘Who Does This Thug Think He Is?’   Napolitano Laced Into California Gov. Jerry Brown For His New Policy Of Imposing Fines For Lengthy Showers.

BEN CARSON

·        Dr. Ben Carson Upsets Iowa Christians With Recent Holy Week Remarks

RAND PAUL

·        Sen-Rand-Paul-Set-To-Join-2016-Presidential-Field

·        It’s Official! Rand Paul Launches 2016 White House Bid, Plans Ambitious 50-State Campaign

RICK PERRY

·        Rick Perry Just Said What Everyone Else In The Country Has Been Thinking

MIKE HUCKABEE

·        Huckabee Quotes Blogger: There Have Been More Sanctions On Indiana Than Iran

SCOTT WALKER

·        Obama Takes Shot At Walker, Says Gov. Needs To ‘Bone Up’ On Foreign Policy

·        Walker: 'Obama's Lack Of Leadership Has Hurt America's Safety And Standing In The World'

BILL  AND HILLARY

·        Hillary Clinton Threw Book, Split Bill’s Head Open In White House

·        Former-White-House-Staff: Clintons-Were-Paranoid, Called-Secret-Service-'Pigs'

·        Dem-Leader: Billion-Dollar-Clinton-Campaign-Should-Frighten-Americans

·        State-Department-Slow-To-Release

RELIGIOUS ISSUES

·        Franklin Graham Delivers Chilling Easter Message

·        Franklin Graham Has A Message For Followers Of Islam

·        Thugs-Participating-Destructive-New-Trend-Didnt-Realize-Watching

GOVERNMENT OVERREACH

·        Rick Santorum: Should Gov’t Force Gay Print Shop Owner To Make ‘God Hates F*Gs’ Signs?

DEMS/LIBS

·        Democrats Want Reagan National Airport Name Change

CONGRESS

·        Mormons Across America Deliver Some Major Bad News To Harry Reid

·        Communist & Muslim Congressmen Sponsor Unconstitutional Federal Gun Buyback Gun Control

·        IRS-And-Congress-Hold-Our-Liberty-In-Contempt

·        Congress Calls Out Homeland Security For Punishing ICE Workers Who Enforce The Law As Multiple Lawsuits Pileup

·        Members-Of-Congress-And-Congressional-Hopefuls-Who-Want-To-Sell-Or-Seize-Public-Lands-In-Your-State

ECONOMY

·        Power Surge Knocks Out Electrical Service Across Parts Of D.C.

·        Americans-Not-In Labor-Force-Exceed-93-Million-First-Time  Americans Not In Labor Force Exceed 93 Million For First Time; 62.7% Labor Force Participation Matches 37-Year Low

WELFARE

·        Missouri-Republicans-Are-Trying-To-Ban-Food-Stamp-Recipients-From-Buying-Steak-And-Seafood

·        Kansas Bans People From Spending Welfare On Cruise Ships

·        Welfare-Recipients Brag About Abuse Of EBT On Social Media

·        3-In-4-Refugees-On-Food-Stamps; Many-Using-Other-Forms-Of-Public-Assistance

·        Food-Stamp-Beneficiaries-Exceed-46,000,000-40-Straight-Months

OBAMACARE/HEALTH

·        Obamacare's $800 Billion Tax Hike Explained In One Chart

EPA/GREENIES

·        The-Members-Of-Congress-And-Congressional-Hopefuls-Who-Want-To-Sell-Or-Seize-Public-Lands-In-Your-State

EDUCATION

·        CAIR Pressuring Univ. of South Dakota to Cancel Our Film Honor Diaries

·        9-Year-Old-Destroys-Floridas-New-Standardized-Test-In-Front-Of-School-Board

UNIONS

·        Government Labor Union Spends $65 Million On Politics

·        Obama’s Illegal Immigration Amnesty Could Mean Life Or Death For Unions

·        Top US Public Employee Union AFSCME Gave $65M In 2014, Mostly To Democrats, Progressive Groups

TERRORIST

·        Three Female Terrorists Arrested In New York, Philly

DHS

·        DHS-Seeking-License-Plate-Readers-LPRS-Technology-Again

·        Judicial-Watch-Sues-For-Records-Of-Obamas-Terrorist-Free-Pass-Into-The-US-DHS-Hands-Off-List

SECRETARY OF STATE/STATE DEPT

·        State-Department-Slow-To-Release

MICHELLE OBAMA

·        Rangel: 'I-Like-Michelle-But-Not-Crazy-About-President'

·        Easter At The White House: Michelle Obama Gets In Stretch Pants, Shakes Her Rump

WHITE HOUSE/OBAMA

·        Obama Deportation Amnesty To Remain Halted

·        Obama-Tells-Children-To-Stop-Screaming-During-Bee-Attack: Bees-Are-Good